Police blotter for 4-09-15

PRESS Staff Report

Holy smoke

At approximately 7:34 a.m. on April 1, a police officer was dispatched to the 100 block of Port Road in reference to an unwanted subject. Upon arrival the officer made contact with the pastor of the church who stated that he no longer wanted a homeless woman staying at the church. The pastor stated that he no longer wants the woman there due to drug use and her becoming aggressive. The officer then gathered information for a report and resumed patrol.

Shoplifting badge?

At approximately 9:21 p.m. on Wednesday April 1, an officer was dispatched to a call at Walmart in reference to a theft. Upon arrival the officer made contact with the complainant who advised him that a group of 4 male subjects were shoplifting. They were all identified and told the officer that they were here from Wisconsin and members of the Boy Scouts. The Scout Master in charge arrived on scene and paid for all the items. Total values of all items were $198.64. The four subjects were advised by Walmart not to return to the store at anytime. All male subjects were released back to the scout master.

False Advertising

At approximately 1:38 p.m. on Friday, April 3, an officer was dispatched to a restaurant located at Longoria Street and Highway 100 in reference to a disturbance. Upon arrival the officer was met by the complainant who stated that he had ordered the special of shrimp and fish for $6.99 and the manager was charging him $11.99. After talking to the manager, he was informed that he wasn’t going to honor the $6.99, he was misleading the customers and he had to change the sign. The manager finally agreed to just charge the customer $6.99 and the complainant paid for the meal and left.  All information was taken for the report and the officer resumed patrol.

Potty mouth

At approximately 5:37 p.m. on Monday April 6, an officer was dispatched to an H.E.B. in reference to some obscene letters that were found in the men’s restroom. Information was gathered for a report and patrol was resumed.


At approximately 7:27 p.m. on April 6, police responded to a Whataburger in reference to an employee who fainted and bumped his head. Upon arrival, an officer made contact with the patient who was conscious and alert. He informed the officer that he was working and he just blacked out and woke up on the floor with his head hurting. South Padre Island EMS arrived and evaluated the patient. Patient refused transport and the officer returned to service.

Well-done crime

At approximately 4:15 p.m. on April 6 an officer was dispatched to the 100 block of W. Hickman Street in reference to a past burglary of a vehicle.  Upon arrival the officer made contact with a woman who advised that a grey barbecue grill was stolen from the back of her pickup truck at W. Maxan Street. The officer gathered all information for a report and resumed patrol.

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